Brad Hjelmeland LISW IADC, Clinical Social Work in Waverly, Iowa, 50677

Brad Hjelmeland

LISW IADC

Brad Hjelmeland

LISW IADC

Professions: Clinical Social Worker, Drug and Alcohol Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: License Independent Social Worker
Secondary Credential: Alcohol and Drug Counselor (IADC) - 11069
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Midland's Choice
  • United Health Care
Fees: Initial Mental HealthSubstance Abuse Assessments-$150.00
Individual Therapy (45-50 minute sessions)-$100.00
OWI Assessments-$125.00 (not covered by insurance)
SAP Evaluation & 2 Follow-up Appointments-$475.00 (not covered by insurance)
Free Initial Consultation

Offices

506 E Bremer Ave
PO Box 102
Waverly, Iowa 50677

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My Approach to Helping

I have been providing mental health and substance abuse services since 2008. I strive to provide my patients a safe and non-judgmental environment. I utilize a trauma-focused approach. I realize that trauma can impact our mental, emotional, physical, and behavioral well-being. I help my patients to understand their trauma, learn healthy coping strategies, and process memories and emotions that are tied to the trauma.

I am trained in cognitive behavioral and trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), and parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT).

Call today to schedule an appointment. If I am unable to take your call, please feel free to leave a message, and I will get back to you as soon as possible.

More Info About My Practice

Everything starts with a call to get an appointment set up. During the phone call, we will talk and it is a time to see if this is the appropriate fit for you. If the fit is good, an appointment will be set and you will come in to complete necessary paperwork and your assessment. This appointment lasts approximately 60-90 minutes.

Following the initial appointment, the second session includes identifying goals that you would like to work on. Remember, these are your goals and they will be used to guide on-going therapy sessions. We will work at integrating and regulating your emotions and physical self. We will develop tools for you to utilize in times of pain. We will challenge negative thoughts and behaviors, and identify positive options. These sessions are 45-50 minutes in length and occur weekly or every other week depending on your need.

You can expect to experience new emotions and thought processes, but the path to get there can cause some uncomfortable emotions at times. Along the way, the trust will continue to grow. I will help you to challenge negative beliefs. At times I will challenge you to step out of your comfort zone. This is all to assist you in healing your wounds.

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Services I Provide

  • Art Therapy
  • Chemical Dependency Evaluation
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Consultation
  • Counseling for Offenders
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Premarital Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    I work with people aged 2-65. For children 2-7, I also work with their parents and parents are expected to participate in the sessions.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Schizophrenia
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Spirituality
  • Workplace Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Brainspotting (BSP)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotional Freedom Technique
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
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